The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stafford with a requirement for Web Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
Staffordshire / Stafford
Rank 14 11 23
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Web Services 6 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stafford 9.09% 22.81% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.33% 28.26% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 1
Median salary £38,750 £30,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.16% -11.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £44,250 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -0.56% +4.70%  

Web Services is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Stafford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Stafford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 45 46 45
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stafford 68.18% 80.70% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 40 43 41
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Stafford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stafford citing Web Services as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Stafford

Web Services
Salary Trend in Stafford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Web Services in Stafford.

Salary trend for Web Services in Stafford

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stafford region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) MVC
3 10 (47.62%) .NET
4 9 (42.86%) MySQL
4 9 (42.86%) C#
4 9 (42.86%) HTML
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 9 (42.86%) CSS
4 9 (42.86%) SEO
4 9 (42.86%) Google
4 9 (42.86%) Google Analytics
4 9 (42.86%) RESTful
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (42.86%) HTML5
4 9 (42.86%) Analytics
5 7 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 5 (23.81%) PHP
6 5 (23.81%) Windows
6 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) Games
7 4 (19.05%) EPoS
7 4 (19.05%) Marketing
7 4 (19.05%) Web Development
8 3 (14.29%) QA
8 3 (14.29%) Zend
8 3 (14.29%) Ajax
8 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 3 (14.29%) jQuery

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Google Analytics
2 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Bugzilla
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 4 (19.05%) Games
1 4 (19.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 5 (23.81%) PHP Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Lead Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Lead PHP Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) QA Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Tester
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) ColdFusion Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Database Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (42.86%) CSS
2 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 9 (42.86%) HTML5
2 9 (42.86%) RESTful
3 3 (14.29%) Ajax
3 3 (14.29%) jQuery
3 3 (14.29%) Laravel
4 1 (4.76%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) EPoS
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) MVC
3 9 (42.86%) Analytics
3 9 (42.86%) SEO
4 7 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Web Development
6 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.52%) User Stories
8 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
8 1 (4.76%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C#
2 5 (23.81%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Google
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Zend